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Treatment of Child/Adolescent Obesity Using the Addiction Model: A Smartphone App Pilot Study

Robert A. Pretlow, Carol M. Stock, Stephen Allison, Leigh Roeger
2015 Childhood Obesity  
, and excessive amounts at meals) and implemented by a server-integrated smartphone app with health professional support.  ...  There were significant improvements in participant ratings of self-esteem, control over food, and a reduction in turning to food when stressed.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the young people and their parents who took part in the study. Mr. Ronald Wagner, of Wagner Technologies, implemented the app software and network  ... 
doi:10.1089/chi.2014.0124 pmid:25760813 pmcid:PMC4485371 fatcat:oshpy5xojffxfb2bog3xcgrq5a

A Taste of Inequality: Food's Symbolic Value across the Socioeconomic Spectrum

Priya Fielding-Singh
2017 Sociological Science  
Scholars commonly account for dietary disparities across socioeconomic status (SES) using structural explanations that highlight differences in individuals' wealth, income, or location.  ...  In-depth interviews with 160 parents and adolescents and 80 hours of observations with four families demonstrate how a family's socioeconomic position in part shapes the meanings that parents attach to  ...  Background Socioeconomic Status, Families, and Diet The assertion that socioeconomic status is a "fundamental cause" of diet-related health disparities is supported by a body of epidemiological research  ... 
doi:10.15195/v4.a17 fatcat:l6uz2ccwgbdt3ab4zjd7lzd4ue

Inconsistency between Self-Reported Energy Intake and Body Mass Index among Urban, African-American Children

Miwa Yamaguchi, Elizabeth Anderson Steeves, Cara Shipley, Laura C. Hopkins, Lawrence J. Cheskin, Joel Gittelsohn, Robert L. Newton
2016 PLoS ONE  
The differences in the age-adjusted mean EI/BMR among the categories of dietary habits, social support, and socio economic status were analyzed using a general linear model.  ...  We investigated how EI is associated with body mass index and which elements of dietary habits and status are associated with EI among African-American (AA) children.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the B'More Healthy Communities for Kids project staff who contributed to this work, including:  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168303 pmid:27977776 pmcid:PMC5158042 fatcat:wye2ifrq4fa7rk7ic5vrscigfy

Unique Challenges for Pediatric Patients With Diabetes

M. Halvorson, P. Yasuda, S. Carpenter, K. Kaiserman
2005 Diabetes Spectrum  
in maintaining health and making treatment options. 25 Low socioeconomic status has been related to longer hospital stays, increased prevalence of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), and poorer metabolic control  ...  Factors that contribute to pediatric challenges include normal growth and development, psychological characteristics, health status, family dynamics (including socioeconomic status and cultural considerations  ... 
doi:10.2337/diaspect.18.3.167 fatcat:zgapwrrjyzfzpc7v3b43boizve

Dietary Changes, Motivators, and Barriers Affecting Diet and Physical Activity among Overweight and Obese: A Mixed Methods Approach

Merete Hagen Helland, Gerd Lise Nordbotten
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Barriers to changing diet were related to work, family, meal size, and participants' internal decisions to change habits. Barriers to exercise were holidays and time constraints.  ...  nutritional guidance and physical activity on dietary habits among overweight and obese after an intervention and one year after follow-up (quantitative study) and (2) barriers and motivators for changes in  ...  Lower adherence has been linked to low age, higher weight, low socioeconomic status, past negative experiences with physical activity, depressed mood, and more children living at home [16] [17] [18] [  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182010582 pmid:34682331 fatcat:niqzzehhnvh4tlk277fl37zd5e

Social networks and future direction for obesity research: A scoping review

Soohyun Nam, Nancy Redeker, Robin Whittemore
2015 Nursing Outlook  
determining an individual's behavior and attitudes by shaping the flow of resources that determine access to opportunities and constraints on behavior. 16 For example, a lack of social ties (i.e., few supportive  ...  Despite significant efforts to decrease obesity rates, the prevalence of obesity continues to increase in the United States.  ...  Acknowledgments This study was supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) (K23NR014661, PI: Soohyun Nam), and American Nurses Foundation,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2014.11.001 pmid:25982770 pmcid:PMC4438261 fatcat:ykbsbhbgtjagnlf3c4x7nbcw4u

Barriers of Adherence and Possible Solutions to Nonadherence to Antidiabetic Therapy in Women with Diabetes in Pregnancy: Patients' Perspective

Doreen Mukona, Stephen Peter Munjanja, Mathilda Zvinavashe, Babil Stray-Pederson
2017 Journal of Diabetes Research  
Barriers were poor socioeconomic status, lack of family, peer and community support, effects of pregnancy, complicated therapeutic regimen, pathophysiology of diabetes, cultural and religious beliefs,  ...  Possible solutions were fostering social support, financial support, and improvement of hospital services.  ...  Participants mentioned difficulty buying the required healthy foods and snacks recommended in diabetes in pregnancy.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/3578075 pmid:28828389 pmcid:PMC5554546 fatcat:d44ihsovp5btjjankvxos6l6mm

A Mediterranean-style dietary intervention supplemented with fish oil improves diet quality and mental health in people with depression: A randomized controlled trial (HELFIMED)

Natalie Parletta, Dorota Zarnowiecki, Jihyun Cho, Amy Wilson, Svetlana Bogomolova, Anthony Villani, Catherine Itsiopoulos, Theo Niyonsenga, Sarah Blunden, Barbara Meyer, Leonie Segal, Bernhard T. Baune (+1 others)
2017 Nutritional neuroscience  
The funders played no role in the study design or publication of results.  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful to all participants who took part in the study; Caitlin Moss, Thomas Butler, Haruka Ishimoto and Lucy Fairlie-Jones for their assistance with cooking workshops and social  ...  Socioeconomic status was determined from participant postcodes using deciles of the Socio-Economic Indexes For Areas (SEIFA), a ranking of Australian neighbourhood disadvantaged and advantage, based on  ... 
doi:10.1080/1028415x.2017.1411320 pmid:29215971 fatcat:zeneot3hybdcrktngmljzthfoy

Cluster randomised controlled trial of an online intervention to improve healthy food purchases from primary school canteens: a study protocol of the 'click & crunch' trial

Rebecca Wyse, Tessa Delaney, Pennie Gibbins, Kylie Ball, Karen Campbell, Sze Lin Yoong, Kirsty Seward, Rachel Zoetemeyer, Chris Rissel, John Wiggers, John Attia, Chris Oldmeadow (+5 others)
2019 BMJ Open  
This study aims to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a behavioural intervention in reducing the energy, saturated fat, sugar and sodium content of online canteen lunch orders for primary  ...  Twenty-six primary schools in New South Wales, Australia, that have an existing online canteen ordering system will be randomised to receive either a multi-strategy behavioural intervention or a control  ...  Flexischools is a commercial organisation that provided the online canteen ordering infrastructure to schools that were included in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030538 pmid:31492788 pmcid:PMC6731886 fatcat:s6rl27exfjgxrglgaek55rmxea

Energy balance feasibility study for Latinas in Texas: a qualitative assessment

Amelie G Ramirez, Patricia Chalela, Kipling Gallion, Luis F Velez
2007 Preventing Chronic Disease  
The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors about nutrition and exercise among Latinas aged 40 years and older residing in a low-income community in Houston, Texas, and  ...  the applicability of an evidence-based church program to promote healthy energy balance.  ...  We thank Dani Presswood for his assistance in editing this manuscript. Author Information  ... 
pmid:17875273 pmcid:PMC2099295 fatcat:rdzlm6sfzfgqtj4z2seh5fkcrm

Optimizing the Teachable Moment for Health Promotion for Cancer Survivors and Their Families

Melissa L. Frazelle, MSN, APN, FNP-BC, OCN, Patricia J. Friend, PhD, APN-CNS, AOCNS, AGN-BC
2016 Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology  
In the 2010 LIVESTRONG survey, the majority of survivors reported they made healthy dietary changes and participated in regular physical activity (Low et al., 2014) .  ...  and move around; and have an exercise buddy (social support) who will accompany you on walks 5) Self-monitoring: a) Weigh once a day and record it on a calendar; b) Before eating anything, record it on  ... 
doi:10.6004/jadpro.2016.7.4.5 fatcat:edwh735njrd4dmud4y6zon3bki

Diet, nutrition and the prevention of excess weight gain and obesity

Swinburn BA, Caterson I, Seidell JC, James WPT
2004 Public Health Nutrition  
Conclusions: The increasing prevalence of obesity is a major health threat in both low-and high income countries. Comprehensive programmes will be needed to turn the epidemic around.  ...  to children; influencing urban environments and transport systems to promote physical activity; developing community-wide programmes in multiple settings; increased communications about healthy eating  ...  In low income countries, obesity is more common in people of higher socioeconomic status and in those living in urban communities. It is often first apparent among middle-aged women.  ... 
doi:10.1079/phn2003585 pmid:14972057 fatcat:7xr4dbecjvdwnljvqazzv6woam

Participant Retention in the Parents Matter! Program: Strategies and Outcome

Lisa P. Armistead, Heather Clark, C. Nekol Barber, Shannon Dorsey, Jennifer Hughley, Marcia Favors, Sarah C. Wykoff
2004 Journal of Child and Family Studies  
Several researchers have proposed that various socioeconomic factors may be associated with study reten- tion, including low income or education level, and an ethnic or socioeconomic status different from  ...  Although support for the role of socioeconomic status in retention is not uniform (e.g., Moser et al., 2000), there is some evidence that suggests that SES does influence sam- ple retention over time.  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:jcfs.0000010491.03013.5e fatcat:mpr7gn5ctnfjllswmsumt4mcfu

Natural mineral bottled waters available on the Polish market as a source of minerals for the consumers. Part 1. Calcium and magnesium

Anna Gątarska, Elżbieta Tońska, Joanna Ciborska
2016 Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny  
In bottled waters, minerals occur in an ionized form which is very well digestible.  ...  The content of calcium and magnesium in mineral waters was determined using flame atomic absorption spectrometry in an acetylene-air flame.  ...  You must ensure you have the consent of all the persons named in the acknowledgements; (2) all sources of financial and material support, which should specify the nature of the support.  ... 
pmid:26953575 fatcat:yimlmm75pnejravaoheljpr7uq

An Intersectional Mixed Methods Approach to Understand American Indian Men's Health

Ka`imi Sinclair, Kelly Gonzales, Claire Woosley, Tish Rivera-Cree, Dedra Buchwald
2020 International Journal of Men's Social and Community Health  
The survey included questions on demographics and physical and cultural activities men engage in, perceived social support for lifestyle behaviors, masculine characteristics, and values important to American  ...  American Indian men were recruited in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Portland, Oregon, between March and December 2017, and in Phoenix, Arizona, in December 2019 to participate in a survey and focus groups  ...  At least 70% of participants agreed or strongly agreed that their family would support them in eating healthier meals and 68-82% wanted to learn new ways to prepare nutritious meals and snacks for their  ... 
doi:10.22374/ijmsch.v3i2.35 pmid:34485829 pmcid:PMC8415758 fatcat:74blpqiqu5ccvmwhnaxnrivflm
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